Brilliant Matt Fitzpatrick stays in touch at Scottish Open

Matt Fitzpatrick produced a flawless round of golf on a day of big scoring to stay four off the lead at the Scottish Open.

By Liam Hoden
Friday, 12 July, 2019, 18:46
Matt Fitzpatrick during day two of the Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club

The Sheffield golfer carded a six under par 65 without a single bogey to move to -10 for the tournament and a tie for 11th.

It was a day of plenty of movement at the top of the leaderboard in North Berwick with excellent scoring needed to stay in touch.

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Leading the way was Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger who shot a ten under par 61 to set a new course record and take a joint lead alongside Lee Slattery and Erik van Rooyen on -14.